Low Fat Meats

Author: Harold D. Hafs
Publisher: Academic Press
ISBN: 0080918530
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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This treatise embraces all of the various efforts to reduce fat in meat. Establishing methods such as breeding and feeding to control fatness are covered, but emphasis is on emerging technologies including meat processing and partitioning agents to reduce fat. Human implicaitons, such as health, social, ethical, and economic factors, are given special attention. Sensory charcteristics of low-fat meat, animal well being, and two new directions for the future are also discussed. Low-Fat Meats: Design Strategies and Human Implications provides an up-to-date overview of the technologies to produce low-fat meat, with a balanced discussion of the issues. Paying speical attention to health, social ethical, and economic implications inherent in developing low-fat meats, this volume also discusses sensory characteristics of low-fat meat, animal well being, and new directions for the future.

Production and Processing of Healthy Meat Poultry and Fish Products

Author: A.M. Pearson
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 146131125X
Format: PDF, Kindle
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The central theme for this volume was chosen since consumers have great interest in purchasing low fat, low salt and reduced cholesterol meat, poultry and fish products. As in past volumes, experts in the field have been chosen to write chapters with emphasis on their breadth of knowl edge in each specific area. Efforts were also made to obtain authors from different countries in order to give the book a worldwide perspective. Chapter I stresses the nutritional and sensory properties that meat, poultry and fish products make to healthful diets and discusses consumer concerns about these products. Chapter 2 covers dietary recommendations in major consumer nations, along with data from food composition tables and the dietary contributions of meat, poultry and fish to meeting dietary needs. Chapter 3 discusses the labeling of low and reduced fat/salt prod ucts which, although written mainly from the US viewpoint, may serve as a model for labeling in other countries. Chapter 4 reviews the rationale for reducing fat-energy levels in muscle foods, problems encountered in their production and how these may be solved. Chapter 5 discusses the scientific basis for reducing the salt (sodium) content in food products and the health benefits derived from lowering salt intake. Methods of reducing the cholesterol content of these animal products is reviewed in Chapter 6.

Encyclopedia of Meat Sciences

Author: Carrick Devine
Publisher: Academic Press
ISBN: 9780080924441
Format: PDF, ePub
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The Encyclopedia of Meat Sciences is an impressive and important body of work. Prepared by an international team of experts, this reference work covers all important aspects of meat science from stable to table, including animal breeding, physiology and slaughter, meat preparation, packaging, welfare, and food safety, to name a few. This Encyclopedia further covers important topics such as food microbiology, meat in human nutrition, biotechnological advances in breeding and many more. The Encyclopedia of Meat Sciences is an invaluable resource to practitioners of meat science and students alike. Also available online via ScienceDirect – featuring extensive browsing, searching, and internal cross-referencing between articles in the work, plus dynamic linking to journal articles and abstract databases, making navigation flexible and easy. For more information, pricing options and availability visit www.info.sciencedirect.com. Foreword written by Rt. Hon. Helen Clark, Prime Minister of New Zealand Over 200 articles covering all aspects of meat science Reading lists at the end of each article provide further information into primary literature Various figures and tables illustrating the text and a color plate section in each volume Appeals to students, academics researchers and professionals working not only in meat science, but also food science, veterinary sciences, agricultural engineering and livestock management Extensive cross-referencing

Food Biotechnology in Ethical Perspective

Author: Paul B. Thompson
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9780412783807
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Developments in food technology are not just the concern of scientists & manufacturers. Media attention has increased public awareness & demands for more regulations. This text covers the debate on the moral implications of developments in human food.

Low Calorie Foods Handbook

Author: Altschul
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9780824788124
Format: PDF
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This reference examines all aspects of low-calorie foods - including their history, technology, ingredients, governing regulations, position of the food market and future prospects - while addressing the medical and social rationale for their development.;Discussing the full range of processed foods that mimic existing foods, Low-Calorie Foods Handbook: provides a detailed understanding of the materials that make sugar and fat substitutes possible, such as artificial sweeteners, bulking agents, protein-based fat replacers, and noncaloric and low-calorie oils; offers examples of technical problems that must be solved to make low-calorie foods equal in taste, smell and texture to their normal counterparts; describes food marketing, nutrition education, recipe formulation, and the regulations that help consumers decide to use or avoid low-calorie foods; highlights the problem of obesity, changing dietary patterns, the role of low-fat diets and the effects of artificial sweeteners on sugar consumption; and explains current research on fat reduction in meats, and strategies used for replacing fat and sugar.;With the contributions of nearly 40 leading experts, Low-Calorie Foods Handbook is a guide for food scientists and technologists; food marketing specialists; managers and executives in the food industry; dieticians and nutritionists; primary care physicians; internists; cardiologists; and graduate-level and continuing-education students in food design, food and disease, and obesity courses.

New Aspects of Meat Quality

Author: Peter P. Purslow
Publisher: Woodhead Publishing
ISBN: 0081006004
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New Aspects of Meat Quality: From Genes to Ethics provides a reference source that covers what constitutes meat quality in the minds of consumers, marketers, and producers in the 21st century, using the same scientific authority as texts on traditional meat quality values. Traditional measures in meat quality, such as texture, waterholding, color, flavor/aroma, safety/microbiology, and processing characteristics are still important, however, additional quality attributes now have huge importance in the purchasing intentions of consumers in many countries. These include, amongst others, animal welfare, the impacts of meat on human health, quality assurance schemes, organic/free range, ethical meat production, and the desirability of genetically modified organisms. The book is divided into three main sections, with the first section covering the developments in our understanding of how muscle structure affects the eating qualities of cooked meat. The second section highlights recently developed techniques for measuring, predicting, and producing meat quality, and how these new techniques help us minimize variability in eating quality and/or maximize value. The final section identifies the current qualities of consumer and public perceptions, and what is sustainable, ethical, desirable, and healthy in meat production and consumption. Brings together top researchers in the field to provide a comprehensive overview of the new elements of meat quality Provides a reference source that covers the new aspects of meat quality with the same scientific authority as texts on traditional meat quality values“/li> Edited by an extremely well respected expert in the field who is an Associate Editor of the journal Meat Science (published by Elsevier), the largest global journal within this area